Monica Förster Biography

Biography Monica Förster
Monica Förster, creator of some of the most internationally renowned objects in
contemporary Swedish design today, is based in Stockholm but grew up close to the Artic
circle in the very north of Sweden. Her work is characterised by a strong sense of pure form
mixed with a never ending curiosity for new materials and technology. Always trying to work
in a cross-disciplinary way, she invents and renews typologies in industrial, furniture and
object design.
Monica Förster, who is one of the top names within Swedish design, has created some of the
future´s classic designs. Monica Förster Design Studio is based in Stockholm, and works on
an international level with companies such as Cappellini, Poltrona Frau, De Padova,
Bernhardt, Whirlpool, Vibia, Tacchini, Modus, Offecct, Swedese and now also Cosentino.
She has been awarded numerous Swedish and international awards such as Designer of the
Year and has been exhibited all over the world in museums and institutions such as Moma
NY and VA museum, London. Monica Förster has also been represented in the International
Design Yearbook. In February 2015, Monica Förster was awarded Designer of the Year by Elle